FDTC’s Cosmetology Certificate Program prepares graduates to pass the SC State Board of Cosmetology examination to become a licensed Cosmetologist. Graduates will be able to perform under safe and sanitary conditions, all phases of cosmetology related skills. These skills included hair shaping, styling, coloring, chemical services, manicuring, and skin care.
Students must complete a total of 1500 hours to be eligible to take the State Licensing examination. Applicants are considered to be qualified when they meet all college and program requirements. This program has been approved by the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensure and Regulations for Board of Cosmetology.
PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
• Department registration is required.
• Upon admission to the program, student will be responsible for purchasing the following before starting classes and/are REQUIRED to have for first day of class: supply kit(s), textbooks and new uniforms. “No Exception”.
Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for all COS-prefixed courses for progression and graduation. Cosmetology (COS) courses are offered only once each year, so following the recommended course sequence is extremely important.